[Buildbot-devel] problem with 'builddir' property of builders ...

Alexander Lorenz lorenz at testingtech.de
Thu Jun 15 08:20:55 UTC 2006

i see ... well, i guess i have to bite into the sour apple then, as we 
say in german.
but thanks for the info.



Brian Warner wrote:
>> now i get an error message: "builder x tries to reuse builddir [project]".
>> what is the problem here? i use different builders on different slave 
>> machines, so the same builddir name should not be problematic.
> The same 'builddir' is used on the master side to hold build logs, so they
> have to be unique across the whole buildmaster, not just the buildslaves.
> When storing build status, the buildmaster doesn't care which slave was used
> to run the build.. everything is keyed off the builder, hence each builder's
> builddir must be unique.
> This requirement has been around for at least a year or so now, but this
> wasn't the case back in the beginning, so it's possible that some of the docs
> or warning messages don't express it as well as they should.
> FWIW, you can programmatically generate the c['builders'] array in the config
> file with a loop that creates unique builddirs for each combination. That
> might help clean up some of that redundant code.
> sorry,
>  -Brian

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